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  • Tibetan monks touring north Baltimore

    Tibetan monks touring north Baltimore
    Visiting Baltimore to promote "universal peace and compassion," Geshe Nawang Tsondy, a Tibetan monk of the Dalai Lama's Drepung lineage, quickly endeared himself to students at Roland Park Country School on Friday . "I wish you all the best on your...
  • Father-and-son team heading for Central America to help the poor

    Father-and-son team heading for Central America to help the poor
    Owings Mills ophthalmologist Marc Honig and his son, Evan, could have simply donated some money to help the disadvantaged in Honduras. They could have collected some old eyeglasses, or solicited their colleagues and fellow students for help, or tried to...
  • 4.5-mile conveyor would carry stone to Carroll cement plant

    4.5-mile conveyor would carry stone to Carroll cement plant
    For nearly a century, Carroll County's smallest town has supplied stone to the massive Lehigh Cement Co. plant that employs many in the community. But the company finds itself at a crossroads — with the quarry nearly depleted, it is eyeing a new...
  • For the poor, the lack of health insurance can be deadly

    As a practicing endocrinologist, I write with heavy heart regarding your article on medical insurance ("Maryland braces for Supreme Court decision on health care reform law," June 19). Through the years of recession, several patients of mine lost their...
  • Kale takes the spotlight as foodies hail its health benefits

    Kale takes the spotlight as foodies hail its health benefits
    After years of being relegated through the purgatory of forgotten foods, kale has found itself in the spotlight for the first time in decades and is ready to prove it belongs there permanently. A crop of the ancients, kale has been cultivated for over 2,...
  • Drop the 'two-war' plan

    Drop the 'two-war' plan
    As defense strategists at the Pentagon carry out their review of how to make roughly $400 billion in cuts over 10 years, and Congress considers the possibility of reductions twice as large as required by the supercommittee's failure to reach agreement,...
  • Helicopters can save lives during emergencies

    Helicopters can save lives during emergencies
    Severely injured patients are more likely to survive if they are transported to a hospital by helicopter than by ambulance, new Johns Hopkins research has found. The use of  helicopters has been scrutinized because they may crash and end up killing...
  • Storms and power outages are harbingers of what's to come

    I had to laugh at your epic-length editorial on the subject of Baltimore's power outages ("Feeling powerless," July 3). It exemplified the frustration of city dwellers with BGE for leaving them high and dry after the freak storm that passed through...
  • An interview with Amandeep Sandhu

    An interview with Amandeep Sandhu
    When local author Rosalia Scalia visited India, she was able to sit down with Amandeep Sandhu, author of "Sepia Leaves." She was kind enough to recount her meeting for Read Street. We'll break her missive into a parts, starting with her description of the...
  • More with Amandeep Sandhu

    More with Amandeep Sandhu
    As promised, here's the continuation of Rosalia Scalia's thoughtful Q&A with Indian novelist Amandeep Sandhu. He touches on inspirations, the challenge of writing in another language, and the role that emotion plays in great writing. RS: You said that in...
  • Globalization: survival of the phoniest

    Globalization: survival of the phoniest
    As increased globalization forces countries to pretend that they like playing with all the other kids in the playground despite fearing they'll have their toys stolen, never has there been more blatant self-interest cloaked in the phony pretext of...
  • Anne Arundel Co. budget plan includes tax increase

    Anne Arundel Co. budget plan includes tax increase
    Anne Arundel County residents would see their property taxes increase under the $1.2 billion budget proposed Monday by County Executive John R. Leopold, but that would be partially offset by a drop in trash pickup frequency and fees. County workers,...